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Funding Opportunity
FY 2021 Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program (SERDP) Solicitations
The Department of Defense's SERDP is seeking environmental research and development proposals for funding beginning in FY 2021. Projects will be selected through a competitive process. The Core Solicitation provides funding opportunities for basic and applied research and advanced technology development. Core projects vary in cost and duration consistent with the scope of the work proposed. The Statements of Need (SON) referenced by this solicitation request proposals related to the SERDP program areas of Environmental Restoration (ER), Munitions Response (MR), Resource Conservation and Resiliency (RC), and Weapons Systems and Platforms (WP). The SERDP Exploratory Development (SEED) Solicitation provides funding opportunities for work that will investigate innovative environmental approaches that entail high technical risk or require supporting data to provide proof of concept. Funding is limited to not more than $250,000 and projects are approximately one year in duration. This year, SERDP is requesting SEED proposals for the Munitions Response program area. All Core pre-proposals are due January 7, 2020. SEED proposals are due March 5, 2020. The SERDP Executive Director and Deputy Director will host a funding opportunities webinar on November 12, 2019.
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Request for Proposals: FY 2020 Brownfields Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund, and Cleanup Grants

Request for Proposals
FY 2020 Brownfields Assessment, Revolving Loan Fund, and Cleanup Grants
These brownfields grants may be used to address sites contaminated by hazardous substances, pollutants, or contaminants (including hazardous substances co-mingled with petroleum) and petroleum. The deadline to submit an application is December 3, 2019 at 11:59 PM (EST).
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Register Now: 2019 National Brownfields Training Conference, Los Angeles, CA, December 11-13, 2019

Register Now
2019 National Brownfields Training Conference, Los Angeles, CA, December 11-13, 2019
The National Brownfields Training Conference is the largest event in the nation focused on environmental revitalization and economic redevelopment. Held every two years, the National Brownfields Conference attracts nearly 3,000 stakeholders in brownfields redevelopment and cleanup to share knowledge about sustainable reuse and celebrate the EPA brownfields program's success.
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Updated Area: Technology Developer Tools & Resources

Updated Area
Technology Developer Tools & Resources
The Technology Developer Tools and Resources support area provides technology developers and vendors with tools to help advance technologies through all stages of product development from conception of an idea to bench scale and to full commercialization. The materials cover a broad range of topics that include business planning, marketing, financing, and technical issues and sources.
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New Focus Area: Activated Carbon-Based Technology for In Situ Remediation

New Focus Area
Activated Carbon-Based Technology for In Situ Remediation
Activated carbon (AC)-based technology involves emplacement of AC-based amendments for in situ remediation of soil and groundwater. Besides AC, amendments typically include other reactive products commonly used with in situ remediation technologies, such as in situ chemical reduction (ISCR), in situ chemical oxidation (ISCO), and bioremediation. The technology is commonly referred to as "carbon-based injectate" (CBI), especially for remediation of petroleum hydrocarbons. AC-based amendments remove contaminant via two processes: adsorption by AC and degradation by reactive amendments. The coupling of adsorption and degradation makes this technology a promising remedial option for addressing persistent plumes emanating from contaminants sorbed on soil, residual non-aqueous phase liquid (NAPL), or mass stored in low-permeability zones. The technology might also be applicable near or at the source area, especially when combined with other source treatment remedies, to limit contaminant mass flux out of source zones to downgradient plumes.
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